Category: General News

April Offer

April 11th, 2018 by

To celebrate the blue skies, nest building, leafing and budding all around this month everything in The Mistletoe Tree Shop  has 15% off with this code: SPRING15   We have had some glorious weather here in Cornwall and the lengthening days mean that the sun is filling the garden from mid morning.  Everything is budding […]

As the days grow lighter

March 5th, 2018 by

The end of February brought spectacular weather to Cornwall – we haven’t seen snow for years so the blizzard winds that transformed the landscape were even more special.  We lit the wood burner, made warming soups and stew and played in the snow like children.  Two days of magic gone overnight under the onset of […]

Crows, trees and plans

February 17th, 2018 by

We are half way through February already! The year, as so often it seems is galloping away like the seasons pursuing the hare.. After many weeks of mists and cold, rain and hail today has dawned, like yesterday, softly pink. The air is still glacial but holds a scent that is murmuring about Spring edging […]

At the end of January

January 31st, 2018 by

At the end of January January has raced away: a month of fierce winds and rain, sudden rainbows and shafts of sunlight.  In the garden the eggy yellow crocus’ and fragile snow drops are growing in to the lengthening days.  I am enjoying the quiet and sitting snug in my studio enjoying exploring new mediums and […]


September 30th, 2017 by

   “October’s late dawn” is the image for October in my 2017 calendar and both the A3 and A2 prints are available at a reduced price until the end of the month in The Mistletoe Tree Shop   This months events include: 5th October:  Publication day for The Snow Angel by Lauren St John.  It has been […]

‘The Snow Angel’

September 18th, 2017 by

My advance copy of Lauren St John‘s wonderful story ‘The Snow Angel’ has arrived!                                 It is a really lovely book to hold in your hands, solid and satisfyingly chunky.  The colour on the cover is just right, the paper matt and […]

September Offer

August 31st, 2017 by

  September’s image in my 2017 Calendar is a reproduction of the painting “Moving through the dark orchard”. When I first left college and moved down to Kent I used to go apple picking in the Autumn  and loved arriving early to the misty orchards with the air full of the scent of apples.  You […]

August Offer

August 8th, 2017 by

The 2017 Calendar image for August is “The flame red moon”   The Giclee print is on offer in The Mistletoe Tree Shop until the end of the month at A3 size for £60 (from £75) and large format £125 (from £150)      

New Print: Midsummer Eve

July 24th, 2017 by

This new print is taken from one of the popular images in my Midsummer Show – the original sold straight away and I have had requests for a print version.  It has reproduced beautifully: crisp colour with lots of texture and is now available in The Mistletoe Tree Shop for £75.00.    

Art Auction Sat 22 July 6pm

July 10th, 2017 by

I am delighted to be donating a piece of work in aid of the Home Project: A collaboration between Boskenwyn & Germoe Schools, Cornwall Jana Udaya School, Kathmandu Local artists & Global Action Nepal Exhibition: Fri 21st & Sat 22nd July, 10am – 4pm Auction: Sat 22nd July, 6pm at Porthmeor Studios, St. Ives Auction […]